Sep 5, 2010 10:00pm EDT
safe on the street. thanks for joining us. i'm maureen umeh. >> and i'm will thomas. the alert comes after a couple of students have been beaten. the police ask them to protect themselves when i will they look for robbers. >> i actually got the warning on my cell phone. >> reporter: the latest robbery is a little too close for tom. police say a student walking alone there at 2 a.m. saturday was beaten and robbed by four suspects. >> i have heard about a couple of muggings before and this one is close to home. we live right over here. so it is pretty crazy. >> on august 29th, three students waiting for a bus at the university shuttle stop were approached by five suspects. a couple of the victims ran to the volunteer fire station for help. but one was assaulted and robbed. >> it seems the suspects are preying on victims during the early morning or late evening hours. >> reporter: two days before that incident, a similar one just down the street in the parking lot of the clarion hotel. this time the victims were three students who left car observing karaoke at ej's landing at 12:30 a.m.
Sep 24, 2010 6:00pm EDT
was running for u.s. senate. maureen umeh has more. >> reporter: they want this vigil to be a celebration of her life. let me step out of the way and you can see how many people are gathering in the parking lot to honor her life, 30 years old and a force to be a lead in the county and state. taking the lead at the university of miami to run as a green party candidate for senate and look at the video. a tragic scene. her dreams cut short early sunday morning when she was hit by an suv while riding her bike on route 202. she was training for a triathalon and the mother was concerned about the length of -- in this this area. police say a suv hit her and failed to stop at the scene and later called to say she thought she hit a deer. the bike was still in the grill of the car. family and friends are gathering to honor her life and say she will be missed. >> we want people to feel her spirit. she's a fighter and we want people to come and celebrate her life and that is what she would have wanted. she doesn't want anyone to be sorrowful. she was a fighter and full of energy. as people assemble h
Sep 6, 2010 5:00am EDT
from them and come together as a team, then positive things are going to result. >> reporter: maureen umeh, fox 5 news. >> lawrence is documenting his trip on his web site and on facebook and twitter. we have a living on our web site, myfoxdc.com. >>> a big honor for mother teresa here in the united states. we'll have that coming up for you on fox 5. >>> some time-honored treasures becoming cash amounts of the economy. we'll take a look at the troubles museums are facing and how they plan to deal with it. we go through them all the time. doors that mark the day's events. new beginnings. endings. routines. revealing the stories and dramas -- the victories and challenges -- that help us go through new doors of our own. be part of the story. colonial williamsburg. now it integrates your work e-mail, so you can be hooked up to everything you need to do. now it does 1 ghz speed on a more intuitive keyboard. turning you into an instrument of efficiency. introducing the new droid 2 by motorola. part of the next generation of does. >>> she left her stamp on the world and now there is a stamp
Sep 17, 2010 10:00pm EDT
, sully, fair oaks, reston and mcclain police districts. fox 5's maureen umeh is here now with the details. >> the suspect is entoiled and determined entering homes in the over-- bold and determined entering homes in the overnight hours. so far no one has been hurt, but police are afraid that could change. upscale neighbors in fairfax county targeted by one thief, homes, cars all hit. police say the suspect is taking advantage of easy opportunity. >> the homes that he's entering at night are all unlocked. the doors are unlocked or open, windows are open which basically makes an easy target for him. >> reporter: police say he's stealing purses and wallets going after just the cash and he's bold, too. some residents have reported seeing someone suspicious peering through windows. and yanking on car doors one after the other. >> the vehicles have mainly been locked, but there have been vehicles that are locked but they have purses or other valuable items sitting in plain sight and he is breaking the windows of those vehicles out, retrieving the items from inside and fleeing. >> reporter: poli